July 2009

Otaku Indulgences of the Week of July 30th

Believe it or not, being an otaku can be quite a time drain. In addition to keeping up the Austin… Read More

Get Your Anime and Manga Fix at Dragon’s Lair

In Austin, you have to expect that each store you want to visit as an otaku (or anyone for that… Read More

Austin Otaku with a Knife? Attending a Sushi Workshop

Having  joined the Japan-America Society of Greater Austin as part of my new commitment to learn Japanese, I decided to… Read More

Dinner and Drinks with the Japanese Meetup

If I set my mind on something, I generally stick to it until I accomplish my goal. So, with my… Read More

Fill Up on Bubble Tea and Kawaii at Momoko

With more than 60 days per year over 100 degrees Fahrenheit, a poorly designed road system, terrible drivers, panhandlers on… Read More

SXSW: The Pillows at Japan Nite

Each Spring, Austin ("The Live Music Capital of the World") brings in musical talent from all over for its annual… Read More

A Guide to the Great Food of Japantown

San Francisco is known for its wonderful cuisine, and the Japantown (Nihonmachi) neighborhood is no exception. Except that while the… Read More

Sing Along if You Know the Song

Asian Kung Fu Generation must have some friends in anime production world. Their songs have been used in hit shows… Read More

Nihongo wa Wakarimasen

The third trait of a "wapanese" person ("the term used to describe a person of non-japanese descent ... who is… Read More